InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

Seniors

Book Clubs:

Movies:

Programs and Events:

Seed Library Event- CANCELLED FOR MAY

When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

More information to come!!

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

Adult Coloring

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd.

Coloring for Adults: We'll provide the pictures, crayons and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. You provide the time and creativity. No rules here - you may color outside the lines. Red grass and green sky - What a concept! Have some fun with us.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students will learn to hold, move, and click a computer mouse. They will become familiar with the different cursor icons, the parts of a computer, practice simple navigation in a windows environment, and learn how to enter information using the keyboard. This is a class for people who have never used a computer. Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Wednesday, June 1, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 10:00am - Noon.
Thursday, June 2, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 10:00am - Noon.

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

All seniors are welcome to share conversation and a cup of coffee in this casual discussion group.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students will learn to hold, move, and click a computer mouse. They will become familiar with the different cursor icons, the parts of a computer, practice simple navigation in a windows environment, and learn how to enter information using the keyboard. This is a class for people who have never used a computer. Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Wednesday, June 1, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 10:00am - Noon.
Thursday, June 2, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 10:00am - Noon.

Senior Social

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Please join us for pleasant conversation with refreshments provided by the Friends of PPLD.

Retirement Planning

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Sooner or later, it happens to everyone. Find out what your best option may be in this introduction to retirement planning. Presented by the Pikes Peak YMCA, sponsored by the El Paso County Department of Human Services.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join this free book discussion that meets the first Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2 pm. This month we'll be discussing I Am Malala by Malala Yousef.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, June 7, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3p.m.
Wednesday, June 8, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3p.m.

Digital Photography as Art & Play

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

This month's topic: : Image Editing - Where to Begin

Do you love photography? Join our fun, free group perfect for anyone seeking to find or share tips and techniques, engage in digital photography discussions, or participate in community field trips. All adults welcome, including beginners. No registration required.

Digging for Your Family Roots

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Monthly meeting for those researching their family history.

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

All seniors are welcome to share conversation and a cup of coffee in this casual discussion group.

Holley Lunch and a Book

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Bring your lunch and join the discussion of the book of the month, The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman. Hot beverages and ice water will be served. To Register call 597-5377.

"Movie, Lunch and You" Creed

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Adonis Johnson Creed (Michael B. Jordan), the son of former heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, attempts to follow in his father's footsteps and become a boxing legend in his own right. Rating: PG13. Running Time: 132 mins.
Bring your lunch and we'll provide the movie, beverage and popcorn.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, June 7, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3p.m.
Wednesday, June 8, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3p.m.

Second Thursday Craft: Adult Coloring

When: Thursday, June 09, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

Come to Monument Library and color! We will have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, and pencils available for an afternoon of meditative creativity. No need to stay in the lines!
No registration required for this craft. Materials will be located on the tables by our magazines.

Medicare 101

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Get help navigating the ins-and-outs of Medicare enrollment, registration, claims, etc.

Walking Tour of Historic Old Colorado City

When: Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Join library staff for a free 45 minute walking tour of historic Old Colorado City. No registration necessary, but groups should call ahead. Please come prepared for weather--sunny or cool accordingly. In case of rain, a slideshow will be presented in the library meeting room. Contact David if you have questions.

Monday Morning Movie

When: Monday, June 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Spectre: In this James Bond adventure, M16 spy Daniel Craig gets a cryptic message from his past, leading him to a nefarious group, while political forces threaten the secret service.  Rated PG-13; 148 minutes.

Ruth Holley Crafter's Group

When: Monday, June 13, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Join this lively group of hand crafters to share ideas, socialize, and, of course, work on a project!

Medicare 101

When: Monday, June 13, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Are you turning 65 this year? Come join us for a 2-hour class that will help explain the basics of Medicare A, B, and D and your options to enhance that coverage through Medigaps/supplements, Medicare Advantage plans or employer group plans.


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